Oct 31, 2013 11:00pm PDT
, the george w. bush campaign staff used halloween to mock their opponent john kerry who had famously gone duck hunting just a week before. that means that ted cruz who went pheasant hunting last weekend should also be fair game. after all, he's the face scaring a lot of trick-or-treaters this year. >>> up next, rand paul was caught plagiarizing wikipedia by rachel maddow. now he's attacking her for catching him. you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. a federal appeals court has blocked the decision that ruled the stop and frisk unconstitutional. >>> a massive storm system moving from texas to the northeast this halloween. back to "hardball." ♪ >>> we're back now with a follow-up to that story we brought you yesterday about my colleague rachel maddow catching senator rand paul plagiarizing from wikipedia. now senator paul has responded, sort of. let's recap monday night. rachel maddow broke the news that at the university senator rand paul quoted from a wikipedia entry on the movie gatica. he referenced the movie to warn that abortion access could lead to eugenics. here's one of
Nov 4, 2013 8:00am PST
diplomatic ties where i wonder how that impacts that conversation like we're having right now. john kerry in saudi arabia, the timing of that interesting ahead of the big talks in geneva but also you have the prime minister of iraq visiting president obama last week. these are the neighboring countries. how about our relationships with those countries? how are those impacting our ability to negotiate with iran if at all? >> sometimes it's a controversial partner of the united states over the years. it's a major player in that part of the world, one of the most powerful countries, important to our presence in that part of the world and what happens in that part of the world. they're very unhappy with us at the moment. they're unhappy about syria which we didn't even mention because of what's going on there and the bloodshed that's going on there, 100,000 people killed and they're also concerned about these negotiations with iran and that we'll go soft on iran. there's nobody more concerned perhaps other than israel than about the iranian nuclear program than the saudis right across the gul
Oct 31, 2013 4:00pm PDT
just a few. and in 2004, the george w. bush campaign staff used halloween to mock their opponent john kerry who had famously gone duck hunting just a week before. that means that ted cruz who went pheasant hunting last weekend should also be fair game. after all, he's the face scaring a lot of trick or treaters this year. >>> up next, rand paul was caught plagiarizing wikipedia by rachel maddow. now he's attacking her for catching him. you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. as a business owner, i'm constantly putting out fires. so i deserve a small business credit card with amazing rewards. with the spark cash card from capital one, i get 2% cash back on every purchase, every day. i break my back around here. finally someone's recognizing me with unlimited rewards! meetings start at 11, cindy. [ male announcer ] get the spark business card from capital one. choose 2% cash back or double miles on every purchase, every day. what's in your wallet? i need your timesheets, larry! wthto fight chronic.t? osteoarthritis pain. to fight chronic low back pain. to take action. to tak
Nov 4, 2013 10:00am PST
, mock debates, he and john kerry playing mitt romney. first session on saturday went okay. sunday night was a horrible experience. the president was like he was in the denver debate, lethargic, professorial, didn't seem like he was fighting for the job. at times peevish, nasty to governor kerry sitting in for mitt romney. they were panicked. that prep ended and you had a scene which we write about in double down, plouffe, axelrod, debate advisers staying up to well past midnight saying what do we do, what do we do? how can we turn this around? we can't do down this path. they did what they called an intervention with the president. four aides and the president alone meeting to try to find how to turn things around. in short in the scene the president said, as you said, i'm not sure i can do this. they did a couple of things, how he needed to change his state of mind about it. they gave him one-liners, debate on a page to try to just come up with anticipating the questions, coming up with one-liners to use in the debate, and the president resolved he was going to do it. they also gave hi
Nov 1, 2013 7:00am PDT
, this is wrong and it causes division among the ranks. >>> john kerry, now the most senior administration official, to say that in some cases nsa spying has gone too far. the secretary of state was speaking to a conference in london via video link. his comments come as youahoo! google, facebook, microsoft and aol unite against nsa spying. they all signed on to a letter urging top senate letters to reform and increase oversight of spying programs. >>> every time we see one of these drug tunnels under the u.s. and members can border, they seem to get more elaborate. this was six football fields long with an electric railroad. they seized cocaine and 17,000 pounds of pot. >>> just when you think you've seen it all, there is this. pumpkins stuffed with cocaine. police in canada say they caught a woman trying to take three pumpkins hollowed out on a plane. upon further inspection they found four and a half pounds of coke inside. >>> lots of bleary-eyed apple fans this morning. they had to get up and get in line early to get their hands on the new ipad air. cnbc's mandy drury is here with what'
Nov 3, 2013 9:00am PST
." secretary of state john kerry is headed to saudi arabia after leaving cairo less than an hour ago. he's the highest level u.s. official to visit egypt since the military removed their first democratically elected president. his removal led to the u.s. to suspend hundred of millions of dollars in aid earmarked for egypt. >>> one person was wounded after shots were fired at north carolina a&t state university last night. a lockdown on campus has been lifted. police are searching for four suspects. >>> in wisconsin, two groups of sky divers are thrilled to be back on solid ground after a frightening incident 12,000 feet in the air. two planes carrying sky divers collided in midair sending up with plummeting to the ground. the second pilot miraculously landed his plane. everyone survived. >>> healthcare.gov is back up and running today. the obama care website was taken down for several hours last night to fix problems with the site. joining me now, republican congressman of north carolina. welcome back to the broadcast. >> hello, alex. >> sir, i know that you've been quite a vocal critic
Nov 2, 2013 5:00am PDT
. >> secretary kerry. >> john kerry is correct. dwurg world series game on wednesday. during his 2004 campaign, kerry famously mangled the name of the green bay packers home field calling it what? >> calling it? >> no penalty for guessing here. >> frigid field. >> he called it lambert field, it was actually lambeau field. brings us to the end of the round. tom at 100. martp at negative 100. however, this is the ph.d. round. this is 300 point questions here. >> i got a 200 point question. >> he's contesting the score. judge, is he right or wrong? >> right. martin you have been elevated to zero. tom you have 100. rush 300. i'm sorry about the mixup there. rush is up by 200 as we enter the 300 point round. thank you for catching ut. we begin with 100 second on the clock with this. if terry mcauliffe is elected as governor on tuesday, it will be the first time the white house has won a gubernatorial election in the old dominion, tom. >> since 1973. >> correct. 300 points for tom. if joe bodyen had been dropped from the ticket during the 2012 election, he would have become the first incumbent vice
Nov 4, 2013 3:00am PST
with this debate with john kerry and bill clinton no question a big part of that. >> jon huntsman called your book supermarket tabloid trash. >> called us that. >> called you guys. >> wow. >> why? >> well, he apparently doesn't like having the fact that we report in the book that harry reid's source for claiming mitt romney had not paid taxes for ten years was jon huntsman sr. and he doesn't like that. >> harry reid keeps popping up in your book. >> he's a great character. >> this is a novelist. you can use the harry reid character. >> jon huntsman sr., is a pretty big character in the book. he plead a huge role in his son's campaign. he didn't like mitt romney. harry reid didn't like mitt romney. they both talked about stopping mitt romney. >> let me ask you about chris christie. there was an unnamed republican strategist who called me up and said that he thought, and a guy who likes chris christie thought what was in this book could be disqualifying for chris christie. i haven't dug into it. tell us what you find out. what was mitt romney most concerned about in the vetting process that wasn't.